The Just-in-Time IPO
The value and number of IPOs that started trading this year have plunged compared with the same period in previous years.
REMEMBER WHEN all of this was unthinkable? More than 20 million out of work in the U.S. China seizing up. The oil market collapsing, entire industries—airlines, professional sports—shutting down.
Fixed-Income ETFs Survive Their Big Test
SAM HUSZCZO had long been a skeptic.
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HOW DID STOCKS PERFORM as the Spanish flu ran its course a century ago?
A Fractured World Ushers In the End of Dollar Dominance
BACK IN AUGUST, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gave a speech in Jackson Hole, Wyo., about the problem of the U.S. dollar.
Track Fear in the Market With These Signals
ON JAN. 21, Paul Tudor Jones gave a television interview in Davos, Switzerland. U.S. monetary and fiscal conditions reminded him of early 1999, he said, and markets could still have a year or 14 months to run before a blowup.
Turbulence Throws Nuveen's Gravity-Defying John Miller Off Course
FOR MORE THAN two decades, John Miller helped to build the high-yield municipal bond market. In two weeks in early March, he watched it collapse.
Not Your Father's Banker
Owl Rock Capital co-founder MARC LIPSCHULTZ says direct loan funds fill a gap in the market and take risk out of the financial system. Now the 4-year-old business is being tested
JPMorgan's Aronov Expects ‘Incredible Opportunity'
OKSANA ARONOV KNOWS how it feels to lose everything. In 1991 her family moved to the U.S. after the Soviet Union fell.
From Black Gold …… to Brown Bonds
The founding CEO of Norway’s massive oil fund says the way to punish big polluters is to attack them in the fixed-income market
ADDING A SPLASH of milk to a morning cup of coffee was once the simplest of routines.
‘Nature And What It Brings With It Was Our Greatest Threat'
Growing up in Barbados, MIA MOTTLEY lived through the effects of climate change. As prime minister, she’s devising ways of shielding the island’s finances from weather-related ruin
Amid Corona-Cratered Markets, Use FIW To Look for Opportunities
WE’RE ALL HUNKERED DOWN in one way or another, imagining the ways our life may be changed and wondering when—and if—things will reset.
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Track the Extent of Economic Damage From Coronavirus In U.S. Import Data
TRADE BETWEEN THE world’s two largest economies fell to the lowest level in years in February as the coronavirus outbreak stalled Chinese factories.
Get Ready, A Bigger Disruption Is Coming
AS GLOBAL SUPPLY chains break, airlines slash flights, borders rise within nation-states, stock exchanges convulse with fear, and recession looms over economies from China to Germany, Australia to the U.S., we can no longer doubt that we’re living through extraordinary times.
Globalization's Bleaker Future: Rise of the Robots, March of the Migrants
IN THE YEARS following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, many Western policymakers assumed that globalization was irreversible and would lead to rising incomes for all.
‘Squeezed Between Two Giants'
Vietnam once looked like one of the few winners in the U.S.-China trade war. Now it’s bracing for trouble
Razing Roadblocks To Trade
Nyoni Nsukuzimbi drives his 40-ton Freightliner for just over half a day from Johannesburg to the Beitbridge border post with Zimbabwe.
Can The WTO Survive Trump?
The U.S. president’s trade rampage has shaken a pillar of the rules-based postwar economic order
A Day In The Life Of Global Trade
Viewed from a desk on wall street, trade can look like an inaccessible agglomeration of breathless headlines about escalating economic wars and sterile data. Yet up close, the buying and selling of goods and services is an astonishing organism: Here, geopolitical decisions and the markets’ responses to them have daily physical consequences. ¶ To capture an ordinary day during this extraordinary period in the history of the global economy, Bloomberg Markets deployed reporters across the world to see the inner workings of trade up close. From storefronts in Seoul and Tokyo to border crossings in Africa and the Middle East, Wednesday, Dec. 4, was ostensibly a day like any other. What the reporters saw were the nuts and bolts of a global economy that—whether because of the march of technology or the consequences of rising protectionism and shifting trade patterns—is confronting an inevitable and possibly irreversible wave of change.
Whiskey & Tariffs Don't Mix
The weaponizing of trade isn’t irritating just bourbon and Scotch drinkers. It’s crashing headlong into the interwoven realities of a global industry
Deutsche Bank's Crash Diet
Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing is slashing businesses in a bid to save the 150-year-old megabank
Two Views On A Wealth Tax
Will a U.S. wealth tax make the economy less dynamic? Or would it make Americans happier?
Mexico's Pemex Problem
National pride in the state-owned oil company helped elect a populist president. A year later, his plans for Pemex aren’t satisfying investors or citizens
Guo Shuqing Has The Toughest Job In Global Finance: Taming China's Gargantuan Banking System
WALKING A $40 TRILLION TIGHTROPE
In a world where a keyboard can cause more damage than a gunship, a corporate cyber attack victim and its insurers have gone to court to figure out what’s covered and what’s not
Abu Dhabi's Moneyman
For an emirati who’s not a member of Abu Dhabi’s ruling royal family, Khaldoon Al Mubarak is remarkably influential.
The World's Second-Largest Insurer Becomes a Tech Giant
Just 31 years after it was founded in China’s southern city of Shenzhen, Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. has grown into the world’s second-largest insurer by market value after Berkshire Hathaway Inc.—more valuable than Allianz SE and AIA Group Ltd. combined.
Getting Comfortable With Chaos
Can Doyne Farmer’s scientific bag of tricks help economists and central bankers better understand the nature of risk?